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Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By greywynd
Or “if it ain’t broke you’re not trying hard...

Or “if it ain’t broke you’re not trying hard enough”.


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By greywynd
It may have been in ‘regen’ mode burning out the...

It may have been in ‘regen’ mode burning out the particulates.

DEF is a sore topic with me, the new truck is now on new DEF pump number two, and a new DEF tank due to the old one cracking and...
Forum: Welding 03-02-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,558
Posted By greywynd
The little time I’ve had with the Esab sentinal I...

The little time I’ve had with the Esab sentinal I got, I really like it. They aren’t cheap though!


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Forum: Shop & Safety 02-23-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 101,024
Posted By greywynd
Nothing wrong with keeping a place clean. ...

Nothing wrong with keeping a place clean.


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Forum: Fabrication 02-21-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By greywynd
Most plants here have all the ‘water’ components...

Most plants here have all the ‘water’ components double jacketed, then insulated. The outer jacket is heated with steam or hot water, and through valves and controls the temperatures can be regulated...
Forum: Fabrication 02-21-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 561
Posted By greywynd
The other advantage is, as Jack mentioned, rarely...

The other advantage is, as Jack mentioned, rarely do they suffer from handle failure. A lot of my wooden handled hammers, tight for years in Onterrible, now have loose heads due to the wood shrinking...
Forum: Fabrication 02-21-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 520
Posted By greywynd
Having been involved in arrangements for several...

Having been involved in arrangements for several people over the years, the costs are astronomical. The real kicker, is that for those of us looking to save some $$, the laws and regs won’t allow it....
Forum: Welding 02-21-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By greywynd
Thanks Gerry, I hit Praxair in Lloyd as I was...

Thanks Gerry, I hit Praxair in Lloyd as I was going to be there twice last week for other things, they are also the branch that supplies stuff to the local ‘depot’ here in town. I also ended up...
Forum: Welding 02-20-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By greywynd
Went to the welding supply yesterday, tips,...

Went to the welding supply yesterday, tips, nozzles, wire, no problem. Liner? Didn’t arrive yesterday am like it should have. She figured it missed a time or truck for transfer and should be here...
Forum: Fabrication 02-20-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 981
Posted By greywynd
If you got 15 years out of that one, you’ll get...

If you got 15 years out of that one, you’ll get 15 out of the heavier square tube. Well, until something else breaks.

The joy of snow equipment, the stuff only breaks when you need it, and it’s...
Forum: Fabrication 02-19-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By greywynd
Interesting. We have several XMT 350’s at work,...

Interesting. We have several XMT 350’s at work, we use them for the bore welders, as well as with various wire feeders. I can’t say I, or others have encountered rhis sort of issue, though we don’t...
Forum: Machining 02-18-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 804
Posted By greywynd
Spelled Gerstner, but that’s a nice box, and a...

Spelled Gerstner, but that’s a nice box, and a really nice stand for it as well. I had an oak toolmaker’s box, I would call it a junior or apprentice style, unknown make, no mirror, and in well used,...
Forum: Welding 02-18-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By greywynd
The spoolgun I have is the Magnum 250LX, can’t...

The spoolgun I have is the Magnum 250LX, can’t recall what I paid for it when I got it with the welder, though I know it was pricey. Been well worth it though, I’ve done a fair amount of aluminum...
Forum: Welding 02-18-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By greywynd
It seems like the Lincoln part numbers for a lot...

It seems like the Lincoln part numbers for a lot of the Magnum 250L gun/whip are becoming discontinued. We found another set of part numbers that worked, but I think I’m going to do a bunch of online...
Forum: Welding 02-17-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By greywynd
There was another model before the 255, and after...

There was another model before the 255, and after ten years or so the 256 is the updated version of the 255. I also have the spool gun, and even at one pound rolls of aluminum, I’ve put way more wire...
Forum: Welding 02-17-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By greywynd
Lincoln PM 255 tuneup

So my wirefeed has been sitting, hasn’t made a spark in at least three years, since before it did the move.

When it was there, I didn’t have a dry, or heated spot for it. So each time I loaded it...
Forum: Machining 02-17-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 25,937
Posted By greywynd
Welcome back Mark, been a few times here that...

Welcome back Mark, been a few times here that you’ve been mentioned and asked about.


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-16-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,683
Posted By greywynd
The new tire just doubled the value of it. ...

The new tire just doubled the value of it.


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Forum: Machining 02-05-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,545
Posted By greywynd
Your tool setup is what is limiting you. With the...

Your tool setup is what is limiting you. With the ‘tip’ of the triangle ahead, the rear left corner interferes.

If you rework your tool so the tip points to the left and becomes the ‘leading’...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-04-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,683
Posted By greywynd
The early Case 580’s have a habit of eating...

The early Case 580’s have a habit of eating pinion gears in the rear end. I would drain the rear and check for particles before doing much with it. Also if I understand, it’s not a big job to access...
Forum: Fabrication 02-03-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 751
Posted By greywynd
How you bend and make the ‘braids’ are a mystery...

How you bend and make the ‘braids’ are a mystery to me.

The finished table is awesome! Can’t say I would have thought of cowhide for a table top either.


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Forum: Machining 02-02-2021, 01:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 472
Posted By greywynd
I use both thread wires and nuts, depends on what...

I use both thread wires and nuts, depends on what the job is. The last thread I cut was a few months back, not even sure what the part was for. Just got a sample part with damaged threads. Figured...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-31-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By greywynd
If you have any fab shops in your area, call...

If you have any fab shops in your area, call around, they may have some drops.


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Forum: Shop & Safety 01-31-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 101,024
Posted By greywynd
One of the best ‘working’ shops I worked in years...

One of the best ‘working’ shops I worked in years ago, the mills were lined up, on an angle, facing the wall. Along the wall was a heavy built workbench, it seems like it would be overkill, but it...
Forum: Machining 01-31-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,813
Posted By greywynd
Last time I used a thread dial was high school...

Last time I used a thread dial was high school machine shop. Every one since then has been by reversing as Keith describes.

Using carbide threading tools, it is pretty quick to cut the bulk of...
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